Things I [Barely] Understand

Posted in Uncategorized on February 11, 2017 by Vallin

My Soundcloud and YouTube of Renaissance’s “Things I Don’t Understand” courtesy of Audacity (audio) and Windows Movie Maker (video).


The Perversion of Capitalism: A Credit-Based Versus Capital-Based System – Jeff Nielson | Sprott Money

Posted in Uncategorized on February 7, 2017 by Vallin

We don’t have a “capitalist” economic system. What we have, instead, is a perversion of capitalism. This pseudo-capitalism is a suicidal model of pure, economic exploitation, combined with a

Source: The Perversion of Capitalism: A Credit-Based Versus Capital-Based System – Jeff Nielson | Sprott Money

We Billion Dollar Babies

Posted in Uncategorized on January 25, 2017 by Vallin

J.P. Morgan once famously remarked, “Millionaires don’t have astrologers. Billionaires do.”
And like Hetty Green–who shares my Nov. 21–I got the ebook for $1.99.

“Gone To Sleep…”

Posted in Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 by Vallin

“They lie in flowered graves.”

-Emerson, Lake, Palmer, Sinfield


Venus, Neptune and Nebulous Relationships: “We’re Just Kickin’ It”

Posted in Uncategorized on December 7, 2016 by Vallin

Neptune-ASC-Venus-Mercury (chart dispositor)…all in Scorpio };)


For those of you who have seen Theodore Witcher’s 1997 film “Love Jones”, starring Nia Long, Larenz Tate, Isaiah Washington and Bill Bellamy,you’re probably no stranger to the scene above.

However, you may have never read an article that assigns and Astrological correlation to that particular dynamic.  When I think back to that scene, the first phrase that comes to mind is : NEBULOUS RELATIONSHIPS.

Astrologically, the planetary combination which would most suggest this type of energy would be Venus and Neptune.

Venus suggests relating with another person. It’s about human connection, sharing and interaction. In addition, Venus is connected to what we find pleasing, attractive and beautiful. What we VALUE.

Along with Mars and other planets, Venus is a part of the ” cosmic sexual network”, suggesting sensuality and the pleasures of the body.

‘Nebulous’ is a great word for Neptune, as it means: unclear, vague, or not easily…

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How to Become a Gay Prostitute in Denmark

Posted in Uncategorized on November 26, 2016 by Vallin

Henrik ia a singer, eh? I’m SO in the wrong country. Denmark really is Libertarian except for the tax rate.

Originally posted at The Billfold

Henrik was in debt.

Not crushing or ruinous or inescapable debt, the kind that makes you ignore letters in your mailbox and private incomings on your mobile. Just irritating debt. In June he had taken a five-week trip to New York, where he had spent money like a 33-year-old gay man who hadn’t bought new clothes in two years—which he was. He left his home in Copenhagen with one suitcase and came back with two.

‘I needed an auxiliary,’ he told his friends, ‘just for the shoes.’

A month before the trip, he had remodelled his kitchen. This decision was about as prudent as a suitcase full of shoes, but whatever. At least he could finally cook properly.

Six weeks after returning from New York, he took a look at his spreadsheets. He has one for his band rehearsals, one for his freelance piano-playing gigs…

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Gypsy Roadhog

Posted in Uncategorized on November 17, 2016 by Vallin

I sleep well in all forms of transport. This bodes well for my future.